Reichenau im Mühlkreis
originally. cultural. authentic.
Reichenau is embedded in a wonderful mountain and hill world. In a widening of the valley of the Great Gusen - surrounded by wooded mountains - the market is slumbering. Still removed from the big, noisy world. At the foot of the castle ruins. Reichenau is known nationwide for the restored castle ruins with the castle festival and festivals that take place in summer, the pillory (1539) and the Renaissance gate (1594) on the market square and the Gothic parish church from 1473. The hiking trails around the place connect the beautiful forest landscape with the healthy for body, mind and soul. History and art enter into a dialogue - with nature and the visitors. Reichenau is simply an honest attraction for guests who are looking for peace, relaxation and something authentic.
You´ll find Reichenau on foot of a Castle Hill where the Große Gusen River has its source. The friendly market town is only 20 kilometers out from Upper Austria´s capital Linz. Local must-sees include the Gothic-style Parish Church (1473), the recently refurbished Castle in Ruins (1315) where a series of events is scheduled each year in the summer, the Pranger (1539) and the Renaissance-style gate (1594) on Market Square.
This lovely place is embedded in an area of awesome natural beauty that lends itself to outstanding nature exploration and versatile sports and recreational activities. Archduke Ferdinand of Austria apparently agreed as he had chosen Reichenau as his preferred hunting grounds around the turn of the last century. Reichenau continues to satisfy the visitors who come to rejoice in this pleasant, compact market town so rich in beautiful things and one that delights in welcoming those who come to share them. The town has at its heart friendly inns and restaurants where a choice range of refreshments and freshly cooked food is on offer and where visitors are warmly welcomed.
665 m ASLElevation
48.45, 14.34GPS coordinates
Take the Autobahn to Linz - B126 Federal Road - Hellmonsödt - Reichenau
Public Bus Service joins Linz to Reichenau
Linz Hörsching Airport